The third-year quarterback sat out the second half of Sunday's 30-10 loss to the New Orleans Saints after being sacked late in the second quarter and landing on the shoulder he initially hurt at Arizona on October 15.
It will be the first missed start for Winston, who started all 40 games since the Buccaneers used the first pick of the 2015 National Football League draft on him. The Bucs are 2-6 and effectively eliminated from NFC South contention; Ryan Fitzpatrick will now be running the show in Tampa.
Winston initially sustained an AC joint sprain in his right shoulder in a 38-33 loss at the Arizona Cardinals on October 15.
The injury forced him to leave the game.
Winston had X-rays on his shoulder following Sunday's loss and no new damage was detected.
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Winston completed 7-of-13 passes for 63 yards, no touchdowns and no interceptions.
Winston has thrown for 1,920 yards with 10 touchdowns and six interceptions in 10 games this season. All in all, a bit of rest might help heal up more than just an injured shoulder. That's my job. I have to do that.
The Bucs also plan to activate third-string quarterback Ryan Griffin, who is on injured reserve but can return.
Winston injured the shoulder in Arizona on October 15th.